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  • Roskino Unveils St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum Line-up, Poster

    LONDON -- Roskino CEO, Katya Mtsitouridze, has unveiled the official poster and line-up of events for the first ever St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum, which was introduced at the Cannes Film Festival. The Media Forum, which is organized by Roskino,...
  • End of tax credit in North Carolina could send filmmakers packing

    By Marti Maguire RALEIGH, N.C., Aug 15 (Reuters) - The looming end of tax breaks that helped lure major film and television productions such as the Hunger Games and Sleepy Hollow to North Carolina has supporters fearing Hollywood will take its bright...
  • Teamsters Boycotting Hollywood Trucking Firm Quixote

    A branch of the Intl. Brotherhood of Teamsters has launched a boycott of the non-union Quixote Studios, one of Hollywood's largest operators of truck and trailer fleets. Teamsters Local 399, which reps about 5,000 drivers, location managers and casting...
  • Argentina Currency Crisis Stops Hollywood from Exporting Profits (EXCLUSIVE)

    Hollywood studios have been unable to take tens of millions of dollars out of Argentina for roughly two years, a victim of the country's ongoing financial crisis, Variety has learned. It's an issue that plagues all U.S. companies, but is particularly...
  • Dodd Recalls First Obamacare Vote 5 Years Ago

    Republicans and talk radio hosts have been blasting the Obamacare healthcare law relentlessly for five full years, but former U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd sees it differently. On the recent fifth anniversary of the first committee vote in favor of the...
  • MPAA Taps Joanna McIntosh for Lobbying and Policy Post

    Joanna McIntosh is joining the MPAA as executive vice president for global policy and external affairs. She comes to the trade association from Verizon, where she was vice president of federal government relations. Michael O'Leary, the MPAA's top...
  • Film Review: 'Million Ways' is Seth's take on Western

    LOS ANGELES - Seth MacFarlane might've picked a safer place to make his lead-acting debut than "A Million Ways to Die in the West," his directorial follow-up to 2012's surprisingly successful "Ted." The marketplace doesn't seem to be crying out for...
  • Film Review: Jolie's a fun hero-villain in 'Maleficent'

    Maybe it's too soon to say the tide has shifted definitively. But it's certainly been a unique time for fairy-tale villains. After hundreds of years of moral clarity, suddenly we're getting a new look at these evil creatures, who are actually turning out...
  • Megaupload's Dotcom, facing legal threat, launches political party

    Megaupload's Dotcom, facing legal threat, launches political party
    Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom holds court while bathing in the pool of a sprawling New Zealand mansion, fist bumping and chatting with some of the 700 guests gathered to celebrate the political party he launched last month to promote Internet freedom....
  • MPAA's Michael O'Leary to Depart

    Michael O'Leary, the MPAA's top official tasked with overseeing its lobbying and advocacy efforts, is leaving his post at the end of June. In a statement released by the association, O'Leary said that "having accomplished many of my goals at the MPAA,...
  • Film review: Eastwood's 'Jersey Boys' catchy but uneven

    You don't have to be middle-aged, or even an adult, to know songs like "Sherry," ''Big Girls Don't Cry," and "Walk Like a Man." Sure, they're '60s-era hits by The Four Seasons, but they've become such pop culture fixtures that even youngsters who've never...
  • Watching big movies on the small screen

    Watching big movies on the small screen
    Whether it's time or technological preference, many of us watch movies in ways we would've considered ridiculous a few years ago. The other day, blowing off the sensible Not Safe for Work guideline, I reviewed "Nymphomaniac: Volume I" at the office by way...